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Director of Corporate Shared Services

Director of Corporate Shared Services

Founded over 55 years ago, the Seaboard Transport Group is a privately-held organization comprised of numerous transport brands across Canada and the United States. Seaboard is a recognized leader in the Bulk Truckload Industry and the recipient of numerous awards for Customer Service, Safety and Innovation. The Seaboard Transport Group of Companies has grown by providing excellent service to clients in both the petroleum and chemical industries. In 2021 Armour Transportation Systems joined the group of companies leading to further growth and strength in transportation accross the Atlantic Provinces.


The Seaboard Transport Group of Companies uses continuous improvement ideologies and industry-leading in-truck technology to ensure we consistently deliver reliable and sustainable service.  It is our commitment to transportation excellence that has fueled our growth to become one of North America’s largest leading bulk carrier.


As a family owned business the members of the Seaboard Transport Group work together as a unit filled with transportation enthusiasts on the road, on the ground and in the office. Join us today as we are currently hiring a Director of Corporate Shared Services based in Dartmouth, NS. 


Reporting to the CFO the successful candidate will lead a skilled team of department managers and their teams accross Seaboard Armour Transport and Logistics including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and Billing. Through their strong leadership, mentorship and organizational skills they will:

  • Collaborate with all management staff to identify and deliver the required administrative support operations for the organization
  • Develop, evaluate, and maintain data in relevant systems
  • Work closely with direct reports to identify, evaluate, and address employee relations, morale, work performance, development, and productivity opportunities and concerns
  • Provide regular analysis and evaluation regarding office operational opportunities
  • Plan and implement short & long-term organizational strategies in areas of responsibility to maximize office operational efficiencies. Regularly evaluate support functions and updates processes and procedures as necessary.


Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experiencing leading multiple teams such as Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and Billing
  • Established experience of evaluating, onboarding, training, supervising and motivating employees in administration with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Experience managing KPI’s, experience creating and implementing new KPI’s considered an asset
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or a related financial field
  • Strong communication (both written and verbal), leadership and time management skills
  • Bi-lingual English and French considered an asset
  • Experience in the trucking sector considered an asset
  • Proficient with the use of computers and software programs used in finance and business
  • Critical thinking, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills, detail-oriented and exceptional organizational and multitasking abilities

Why Choose Seaboard Transport Group of Companies?

  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefit packages
  • RRSP Program with matching percentage
  • Year-round, stable work
  • Innovative organization, evolving and growing with the market
  • Employee, Family Assistance Program
  • Be part of a group of companies including Armour Transportation Systems

We are committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

To apply please submit your resume via this ad.